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and take questions about the growth of mobile broadband throughout the united states. this is an hour and 40 minutes. >> good afternoon, everyone, thank you for coming. my name is benjamin bennett, policy director for the new america foundation for open technology institute. before we get started today let me say a few days about new america. new america is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute that invests in newsmakers and newods -- ideas to address the new generation of challenges addressing the united states, we have programs that work on a range of public policy issues, including national security, education, health care, and economic growth. my program, the open technology institute, formulates polices to support open networks and open source innovations, we promote universal and affordable communications access to partnerships with communities, researchers, industry, and public interest groups. and we are committed to maximizing the potentials of open technologies for poor, rural and other underserved constituencies. today's discussion upgrading america, better, fast
as proactive as it has been because there as been paralysis on the fiscal side in the united states. there really has not been any effort on the republican -- on the political side to do much about the job situation. the burden has fallen disproportionately on the central bank. with the too much government is the problem, that is a discussion we have been having since the beginning of time. host: unemployment by education level, 12% with those with high school education, with college, 6.6%. guest: people like to talk about the more education you have the less unemployment you have. unemployment has gone up for all of the groups. college graduates or not, people are struggling. you could have a large student loan and not find a job. host: we have a caller. go ahead. caller: how many of the jobs are jobs with which people can support themselves or their families? guest: you make a fair point. the unemployment rate is one measure of unemployment. there is also a measure that tries to take into account people who are working part time, but would rather be working full time. if you inclu
in the united states, but done in france which is a modern labor market where i think there are some lessons. the code-talkers actually convinced the french government to do something i hope we can convince our -- co-authors actually convince the french government to do something i hope we can convince our government to do, which is to experiment with widespread unemployment services programs and look at what the effects on the labor market are not just by randomizing an individual having access to the program, but breaking france up into different geographic areas of labor markets and providing 100% of the people access in some areas, in some areas , in some areas 55%, some areas 25%. if you do that randomly, on average, if you're in an area where a lot of other people use this program, does that have a negative effect on you? what they found is in tight labor markets, basically the programs really helped people get into jobs more quickly. when the labor market is weak, is largely a game of musical chairs. one person getting a job makes another person have a more difficult time. thinking ab
's commercial capital. >>> we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we begin with the dramatic highs and lows in the race for the white house. now in full swing with the conventions over in both campaigns laser focused on november. the spotlight had barely cooled for president obama's big night when the latest unemployment report cast a shadow over the democratics' post-convention glow. mitt romney called it the hangover to the party in charlotte. the labor department says u.s. employers added only 96,000 jobs in august, fewer than expected, although the jobless rate did fall to 8.1%. our chief business correspondent, ali velshi, is joining us now to take a closer look inside the numbers. ali, the unemployment rate went down, but that's not necessarily a positive development. explain what's going on. >> you know, i've said for years that it's just easier to look at the number of jobs created or lost as opposed to the unemployment rate. and i'll explain that to you in a second. but the number of jobs added i
produce all sorts of nuclear missiles getting ahead of the united states in defense in a way that was so dangerous that we might lose the cold war. kennedy said that over and over again. one of the reasons he won election in 1960. he got into office with access to intelligence and realized soviets are way behind, extremely behind the united states. there is a missile gap in favor of the united states so the problem was kennedy and campaign said we need to increase defense in order to make of this problem and he was committed to that. in 1961 the largest defense buildup in human history and the results to a great extent, one of the ways he dealt with that, and a large portion of humanity to death. >> when did crucial of -- >> guest: he was high on solid leadership but when we went to dinner at stalin's, never knew when the car came back whether it would take us home or to the gulag and it did take some people to the gulag but not crucial of. stalin died in 1953. there were two leaders who were essentially joint leadership. khrushchev and malenkov. by 54-55-56, crucial of was the supreme l
last week made no mention of military service members or the war the united states is still fighting in afghanistan. it's a point that tammy duckworth, a war-wounded veteran and illinois candidate for the house of representatives did not miss. >> when it comes to our men and women in harm's way, we have a clear choice on november 6th. last week mitt romney had a chance to show his support for the brave men and women he is seeking to command, but he chose to criticize president obama instead of even uttering the word afghanistan. >> and then there was one card the republicans kept so close to the vest that we never saw or heard any mention of it. it was as if their last two-term president never existed. maybe george w. bush was the invisible guy in the chair, but there was no missing the democrats last two-term president on wednesday night. if there was any card bill clinton was holding, it had to be a spade because he dug right into the accomplishments of the obama administration with a 49-minute workhorse, or donkey, of a speech. in fact, the new york giants could have taken some no
lause ] >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republican for which it stands one nation under god, indivisible, liberty and justice for all. [ cheers and applause ] >> i never heard this story before and it's indicative of the president's mindset. who could not afford homes deserve them. >> cenk: we'll tell you what that lie is in just a moment and then the biggest issue in the election of the presidential race might be pot. >> 40 years ago our government launched an irrational war. it's time for a sensible approach. >> cenk: several different states saying it's time to legalize not just for medal medicineal pot. you know what it is. it's go time. >> cenk: last night president obama spoke at the democratic national convention to a thundering all the points he wanted in there including good lines making fun of republicans idea of domestic political. >> obama: they want your vote, but they don't want you to know their plan. that's because all they had to offer is the same prescriptions they've had for the last 30 years. have a surplus try
companies that open new plants and train new workers and create new jobs here, in the united states of america. ( cheers and applause ) we can help big factories and small businesses double their exports, and if we choose this path, we can create a million new manufacturing jobs in the next four years. you can make that happen. you can choose that future. >> brown: voters now have two months to ponder the competing arguments, and two more jobs reports before the election. the second of those, the october numbers, will be released on november 2, just five days before voting day. in the last two weeks, we heard from two economists who explained and advocated the different approaches of democrats and republicans as the conventions approached. newshour economics correspondent paul solman met douglas holtz- eakin in tampa ahead of the republican gathering. holtz-eakin served on the council of economic advisers under george w. bush, and later as a top adviser to john mccain's 2008 presidential campaign. he's now president of the american action forum, a policy think tank. the following we
-- but effectively working with all these things is consolidation and renew all the reforming the united states and strengthening our infrastructure. if america gets its act together, especially with respect to the chinese, their respect success. if we are successful, and we will have a lot of influence. i would not said let's forget the world, but look at what we can do to advance our competitive position. host: talking about secretary clinton costs travel to china and u.s.-china relations. thank you. tomorrow, our national affairs columnist and the author of "who is counting?" 7:45 a.m. us at a 30 a.m., ala -- at 8:30 a.m., alan comles. and then aid to egypt in their transition to democracy. your calls starting tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. thank you for joining us. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> june is for the presidential debates live on c-span. next, democrats discussed the 2012 election. first, pollster dole ben sun -- bolstered joel benenson. then nancy pelosi and then gene sperling. >> so how do students chea
chairwoman, delegates, i accept your nomination for president of the united states. [ applause ] >> now, the first time i addressed this convenenon in 2004, i was a younger man. a senate candidate from illinois who spoke about hope. not blind optimism, not wishful thinking, but hope in the face of difficulty. hope in the face of uncertainty. eight years later, that hope has been tested. by the cost of war, by one of the worst economic crises in history, and by political gridlock that's left us wondering whether it's still even possible to tackle the challenges of our time. and on every issue, the choice you face won't just be between two candidates or two parties. it will be >> question. the democratic political imperative was to reenergize the base and to persuade the disill lotioned 2008 supporters to give the obama-bidedeticket a second chance. did president obama succeed in that, pat? >> no, he did not, john. they had a terrific condition, it was lively, more exciting than the republican convention. you had some terrific speeches. kerry was excellent, the first lady was excellent,
, this is something the progressives in the united states have been trying to achieve since the progressive party bull moose party platform of 1912, 100 years, seven presidents tried, including some republicans, none succeeded until barack obama. and i asked the president, your advisors were against this, why did you do it? and he said, well i told nancy pelle city i may not get re-elected if i did this and so i repeated the question, why did you do it. >> if we didn't do it now it wouldn't have happened and to me that is the mark of a president who is showing leadership. you might not like it. >> rose: yes. >> but it is leadership. >> rose: i would say the following, john, i hear you and i know all of that, i have heard that conversation, i believe with a that even though he said i might not get re-elected he didn't for a moment believe that he would not get re-elected because his own confidence in himself was so strong. >> absolutely true. yes, he is extremely self-confident individual. >> even at this moment he understands intellectually the challenge and the risks and where the numbers are and al
democrats are fired up and ready to go and ready to reelect barack obama, president of the united states. it has been an incredible convention. there are two audiences. the people in the hall who are primarily delegates, which means they are already active in the party and selected by members of the party to elect them. there is the television audience, millions of people. some undecided. others may be needing a bit of motivation. i think that this convention provided that for both audiences. people are very excited. in the midst of understanding that the president and our country werine facing a lot of challenges. he is the one to take us forward. >> belva: there were many themes. the state of women and women's health. do you think there is a better understanding and does it help with the issue of what has become obama care? >> i'll give you real life story. the technician is cleaning my teeth. she said i will do everything i can to reelect this president barack obama. she never said anything political to me before. you know why? she's pregnant and she was trying to get improved insuran
of the united states, my father my hero, joe biden. [ cheers and applause ] >> i move to suspend the roll and nominate by acclaimation joe biden as the vice presidential candidate. [ cheers and applause ] >> jennifer: let me just say i love joe biden. that was him tearing up at the convention last night, as his son beau who is also the attorney general of delaware nominated his father his hero for a second term. the pundits have spent a lot of time rehashing the most fiery speeches, but there were also a lot of moments like that. here are some of our favorites. >> it's about whether we do for our fellow americans what my crew did for me, whether we'll look out for the hardest hit and the disabled whether we'll pool together in a time of need whether we'll refuse to give up until the job is done. >>> barack knows the american dream because he has lived it, and he wants everyone in this country -- everyone, so have the same opportunity no matter who we are, or where we're from or what we look like, or who we
to israel. those are the core demands of israel in the negotiations. the united states has always supported those positions. obama's people pull it out of the platform and the president chooses not to put it back in. very significant. >> sean: what do you make of -- we have two issues. number 1, the reaction to what i thought was a pretty stale, boring, cut-and-paste speech last night and the issue of the economy, the economic numbers that came out today, i mean, a net loss of another couple hundred thousand jobs, when you include the people who have left the labor force. your reaction? >> well, i think that the -- to me, i suppose in visual terms, you are right, the defining moment is that vote. i think that is likely to be remembered. but i think that in political terms, the enormous blunder was when speaker after speaker said, yes, we are better off now than we were four years ago. and that became a logo of this convention and it is very clear that the american people dont agree. and fortunately, romney is alert to it. they are pouncing right away and in all of the swing states he is run
in the united states and let them walk across the southern border but authorities in the u.s. quickly lost track of many of the guns and at least two of them turned up at the scene of agent terry's heard. there are still hearings on capitol hill about this schedule as congressional investigators try to figure out who is to blame here on our end for the failure of operation fast and furious. as for the man who was arrested yesterday, we don't know if he is the man that authorities actually think shot agent terry because authorities so far have been tight-lipped with specifics. back to you in new york. >> alisyn: all right, peter. thanks so much for the update there let's get to the rest of your headlines right now. another fox news alert for you. deadly attack in afghanistan. six people killed and five others injured after bomb detonates near nato headquarters. the alleged target u.s. intelligence facility. the taliban is claiming responsibility for this attack. no word on the nationalities of the victims yet. more tax breaks could be in the works for so len draft the bankrupt solar panel maker c
of the canadian secret is very tough bank regulation, much tougher in the united states than even today and certainly much tougher than the republican party is supporting and also a state which is bigger than your party supports and a state which is bigger even frankly than barack obama supports. canada has universal single payer health care. >> which pretty much everybody agrees on in canada. we'll leave it there, always a pleasure to see you, thank you, congressman, representative dennis kusinich of ohio, kevin hassett, senior at the economic institute. >>> coming up the auto bailout worked, romney might have been wrong. >> governor romney opposed the plan to save gm and chrysler. [ booin ining ] so here's another job score. are you listening in michigan and ohio and across the country? >> the question now is, how are the campaigns going to spin that and how should it affect your vote? when we come back. you're watching y"your $$$$$" o cnn. ♪ [ male announcer ] you've been years in the making. and there are many years ahead. join the millions of members who've chosen an aarp medicar
million commercials are designed and aired in the united states at a cost of more than $21 billion." >> guest: i'm very impressed by that. i must have been quoting someone else. c-span: there is, i think, a footnote in there. what are your own television habits? >> guest: i once wrote an article called "confessions of a c-span addict." i am a c-span addict, like many people; more people than you might think. i have it on almost all the time. him i'm a david letterman fan. i watch david letterman a lot. him him him him because i have a 10-year-old daughter who is in love with "beverly hills 90210" and i have to stay in touch with the sitcom, i watch "90210" him him him him and sparingly from time to time. public affairs, of course, i him watch as much as i can, and the news. i'm a real news hound. from time to time high culture makes its way onto certain channels that i can get to, like arts & entertainment or old revival movies, and i watch them there. i expect that this latter part him him him of my viewing habits will be increased as i am able to get access to more and more chann
on this number nerdy show that we have according to the united states treasury, clips the 16 trillion dollar debt level. >> everyone knew this number would come. neil: congressman, you're among those who say we shouldn't hide from the spending, but embrace it? >> well, depends what you talk about spending money on. >> long term investments, and sometimes when you build a house, a road, you do have to borrow to make investments. neil: are you disaappointmented we have not seen more bang for the buck? >> today, we eclipsed $16 trillion of debt under this president. >> after $5 trillion of new debt, our economy is struggling. neil: the wrap against the president is he has no problem spending. >> that's not the issue. look, austerity never got a country out of recession. >> do we love our country enough we'll invest at the same levels in education -- neil: we don't have money to inest; right? >> that's because, neil -- neil: this president is spending billions more, and it's your money, and it has not yielded results. >> here's what i say to that. if, in fact, you're creating jobs here, that's good.
political debates in the united states. >> it sure has. we begin with the race for the white house as it's now a sprint. only 59 days are left until the election. president obama was hoping for a post convention bounce. but the disappointing unemployment numbers may get in the way of that. both president obama and mitt romney are back on the campaign trail today and up employment remains at the top of the agenda. nancy cordes is traveling with the president in seminole, florida. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, anthony. the president will be campaigning all weekend long in vote rich central florida while governor romney is in virginia. both candidates are talking about that new jobs report. as you might imagine, the two men see it very differently. the president hit the campaign trail with vice president biden and their wives for the first time this campaign season. he told voters in iowa city that the drop in the unemployment rate from 8.3% to 8.1 was a good sign. >> we can do better. we need to create jobs even faster. we need to fill the hole left by this recessi
his client is in the united states because he would have been caught by now. he's an indian american and the attorney believes his client is somewhere in india. >> all right, gary, thanks. >>> a murder mystery also now in the french alps. a family attacked. two young girls survived including a 4-year-old who hid for hours inside the family's car underneath bodies. >>> a 7-year-old british girl could be the key to solving a chilling murder mystery. found severely injured outside this bullet-riddled car in a parking lot in the french alalps. a french cyclist was found nearby also shot to death. four killings in all. hours later, police realized the little girl's sister who was just 4 years old was actually hiding inside the car behind her mother's body too scared to even move. her 7-year-old sister is in a medically induced coma. i spoke to cnn's dan rivers about the case. what are the latest developments in the murders? >> well, there's a real profound sense of shock here in the quiet london suburb of clay gate. people still digesting the news that the family in the house behind me we
his nevertheless, his ld tellinge in the united states because he d the attorney bel is somewhere in murder mystery nalps. a family attacked. two young girl including a hours inside the family's car underneath bodies. i'll have more awkward conversations thanut the economy more than a few times before they're grown. but it's for them, so i've found a way. who matters most to you says the most about you. massmutual is owned by our policyholders so they matter most to us. massmutual. we'll help you get there. sfx: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering sfx: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering so, i'm walking down the street, sfx: sounds of marching band d crowd cheering just you know walking, sfx: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering and i found myself in the middle of this parade honoring america's troops. which is actually quite fitting because geico has been serving e military for over 75 years. aawh no, look, i know this is about the troops and not about me. right, but i don't look like that. who can i write a letter to about this? ge
transforming the united states of america. [ applause ] >> eric: to think we elected him anyway. here we are, halftime in the obama plan. here is the president last night, pay special attention to the confident, almost arrogant way he sums up his position. >> i recognize the type of change that i first spoke to this convention. times have changed and so have i. i no longer just a candidate. i'm the president. [ applause ] >> eric: well, yes, sir, you are the president. and america is in the process of being fundamentally transformed. transformed from nation of makers to a nation of takers, nation of employed to nation of where is my ebt card and free cell phone cry babies. not all of us are sure we want four more years of the obama zombie nation. time and time again last night. not sure we want you to finish what you started. kimbo, you like the delivery of this, not necessarily the content. >> kimberly: right. yes. >> dana: really? >> kimberly: i didn't like the content at all. i thought joe biden's came off more genuine and much more, i don't know, just real. specific examples and anecdote
in the great tradition of political activists. most powerful catholic in the united states. he is the pope of america in many ways. he is very charismatic. is he very blunt. he went to the rnc and delivered almost the same benediction there and roundly criticized by the democrats. guess what? you want me to come to your convention i will come to your convention. he went it the democratic national convention and he delivered the same benediction and there it was, you know, the democrats are saying hey, what did we ask for? they got what they asked for. cardinal dollan wasn't going to soften his message so he delivered the very very hard antiabortion plank. >> pro-life plank. it was a pro-life plank. >> very much. good for him. that's what he believes and that's what the constituents in the catholic church believe so god bless him. >> laura: i appreciate it geraldo so much. factor flashback on deck. o'reilly goes one on one with a liberal nun who held a star well at the dnc this week. don't miss it coming up. >> laura: in the factor flashback segment tonight you may have seen sister can a mo
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